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noun
a yellow oil, C20H28O, similar to vitamin A, obtained from fish liver.
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British Dictionary definitions for vitamin A2

vitamin A2

noun
a vitamin that occurs in the tissues of freshwater fish and has a function similar to that of vitamin A. Formula: C 20 H 28 OAlso called: dehydroretinol
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Medical definitions for vitamin A2

vitamin A2

n.
A golden yellow oil occurring chiefly in the livers of freshwater fish and having about 40 percent of the biological activity of vitamin A1.
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